There is a place for the odds and ends that don’t make it into the official reports and this is it. One of our writers has driven an estimated 750,000 miles to attend somewhere around 5,000 meetings. He doesn’t know much about water but he knows a lot about meetings and Highway 99. There’s no telling what will go through a person’s mind with all that alone time behind the wheel. Find out here.


American Pistachio Growers SGMA Survival Toolkit Nov. 5th, 6th and 12th

American Pistachio Growers SGMA Survival Toolkit When and Where: Tuesday, November 5th Bakersfield Music Hall of Fame, 2230 Q St, Bakersfield, CA 93301 Wednesday, November 6th Madera Municipal Golf Course, 23200 Avenue 17, Madera, CA 93637 Tuesday, November 12th...

A Partial List of GSPs October 29, 2019

List of GSAs and GSPs SGMA uses Department of Water Resources Bulletin 118 to define basins and sub basins and assign them numbers. The San Joaquin Valley Basin is number 5-22. Within it are sub basins with their numbers following a decimal. Each sub basin one...

New Water Report from California Water Institute at Fresno State October 3, 2019

Note from the CWI: The California Water Institute at Fresno State is pleased to share a Stakeholder Engagement Report for the San Joaquin Valley Blueprint for Water Resilience. The report was prepared in response to Governor Gavin Newsom’s solicitation for comments,...

How to Read a GSP October 2, 2019

Groundwater Sustainability Plans are popping up around the Valley like mushrooms after a rain. This may not be the definitive treatise on how to read a GSP - there is a comment section at the bottom of the page, feel free to add your two bits - but hopefully it will...

Sustainable Groundwater Plans Now Being Released for Public Comment

By Geoff Vanden Heuvel, Director of Regulatory & Economic Affairs California Milk Producers Council Reprinted by permission. Over the past several weeks, many Central Valley Groundwater Sustainability Agencies (GSAs) have released their proposed Groundwater...

Delta View Water Association Announcement May 2019

Editor's Note: The following was received from Johnny Gailey, owner of Green Acres Ag Consulting of Visalia. He has been instrumental in forming the new Delta View Water Association. This nonprofit group has come together to help growers in white areas and those in...

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Valley Ventures Accepting Applications

Valley Ventures applications are now open! Valley Ventures is the best opportunity to learn what to do and what not to do to build a business any aspiring entrepreneur can have. Valley Ventures is now accepting applications for their Fall 2019 Cohort! Participants...

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